Unit for Continuing Education
Nelson Mandela Metropoltan University (NMMU), in association with the International Centre for Sport Studies (CIES) and with the support of FIFA, is proud to offer this Certificate in Sport Management to interested persons in South Africa and other countries in Africa. The University was selected by FIFA and CIES as the sole contact education provider of this qualification to Southern Africa.
The primary objective of this course is to provide an advanced skill based short learning programme (SLP) that focuses on selected areas within the management of sport. In doing so the course aims to offer students important tools they can use to enhance the manner in which they manage their federation, their association or their club in accordance with the realities of South Africa and its neighbouring countries.
Candidates must be in possession of a three year higher education qualification and show a keen interest and active involvement in sport. Applicants who do not have a three year tertiary degree/diploma will still be considered for admission provided they have a grade 12 or equivalent school leaving certificate and can demonstrate active and extensive experience in the management and administration of sport. Admission is furthermore dependant on selection by the Candidacy Examination Panel (CEP) of the course.
The programme is primarily aimed at persons that operate within one or more of the following settings:
The programme includes the following modules:
Each module will compromise approxiamately 20 hours of teaching and learning activities, to be completed over one academic year, exclusive of a formal assessment/s. The mode of delivery for 2016/2017 will be by way of a block release system where students are required to attend classes at the NMMU for a period of one week at four different times in 2016/2017.
Commencement (2016 edition)
Tel: +27 (0) 41 504 1111
Fax: +27 (0) 41 504 2574 / 2731
PO Box 77000, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Port Elizabeth, 6031, South Africa
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